Expanding its international offerings, Netflix has set its first original series from Turkey. The untitled 10-episode action drama weaves together Ottoman and Turkish legend and history and is expected to launch in 2018. The story focuses on a young man who discovers he has special powers. When dark forces that threaten to destroy Istanbul emerge, he must team up with a group of misfit friends to harness these powers and defend the city. Istanbul-based O3 Medya is producing with Onur Guvenatam as executive producer. Netflix’s current Turkish content includes such licensed dramas as Magnificent Century, Ezel and Lovebird.
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